The words and phrases used by human resources professionals, social scientists, and culturally competent people can be confusing. It is important to understand them and learn more about these topics.
Economic disparities refer to unfair conditions and systems in our economy. Because of outside forces, members of some groups of people have a harder time achieving financial or career success than people in other groups.
Depending on where you work, you might have privilege(s) that your coworkers do not. Pay attention to how you might use your privilege to make the workplace better for everyone.
How you think about and behave toward people from different age, sexual orientation, physical ability, economic, religion, ethnic and other groups affects your job and how well you work with others. Workers who do not respect people who are different from them, or do not treat all customers and coworkers politely are not likely to … Continue reading Diversity & Cultural Competence at Work